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Latest update : 2014-08-22

The Murderous Lure of Jihad: Tackling ISIS and its Worldwide Recruitment

With the beheading of US journalist James Foley, the jihadists of ISIS have certainly succeeded in getting our attention. World leaders have taken time out from their summer holidays to call for concerted action. Will the video of the execution serve as an effective recruitment tool for more home-grown jihadists? What's the way to stop them? And what's the impact of accrued Western involvement both in Iraq and in neighbouring Syria, where ISIS's gains come at the expense of more moderate rebels?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Mohammed SHAFIQ

Chief Executive, The Ramadhan Foundation

James JEFFREY

Former US Ambassador to Iraq and Turkey

Emma SULEIMAN

Former spokesperson for the Syrian National Council

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2018-04-18 Cuba

Cuba without a Castro: A new country on the horizon?

Cuba is preparing its change of leadership. Miguel Diaz-Canel is the sole candidate to be the next president, which will bring an end to the Castro brothers' six-decade grip on...

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2018-04-17 Europe

Macron's Europe: French president compares EU divisions to 'civil war'

France now has its pro-reform president, Germany has its grand coalition. With Brexit ahead and populists on the rise, welcome to what some see as a "now or never" week for...

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2018-04-16 Syria

Mission accomplished? UK and French lawmakers divided over Syria strikes

With a limited one-off operation and no reported fatalities, all sides seem almost happy to read their lines. Syria's Assad is less afraid of the West, while the Russians and...

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2018-04-12 Middle East

Not if, but when? US, France, UK ponder Syria air strikes as Douma falls

If the intent of a suspected weekend chemical attack was to hasten the exodus from Douma, it certainly has worked. As scores evacuate Eastern Ghouta's last big town, Russia was...

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2018-04-11 Business

Out of control? Mark Zuckerberg and the power of Facebook

On the first of two days of testimony on Capitol Hill, Mark Zuckerberg certainly convinced Wall Street. Facebook's worth soared by $5 billion in five hours. Zuckerberg says it...

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